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With 93pc of Irish charity retailers signed up to the site, with a 99pc retention rate, Thriftify is now focusing on the UK and Europe. Irish online charity platform Thriftify has reported a 79pc increase in online sales since the third lockdown began in December in Ireland.

The company which already employs 16 full-time staff says it plans to hire 20 more people this year. Rónán Ó’Dálaigh set up Thriftify in 2018, acting as an all-encompassing online retailer specifically for charity shops.

Since its inception, the company has seen significant growth figures, with 260,000 visitors to the site in 2020. The website acts as a medium between Irish charity shops and customers and sends sold items to buyers using biodegradable packaging.

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  • March 3, 2021

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